The UNSW Faculty of the Built Environment is proud to congratulate Professor Richard Johnson, Scientia Professor Deo Prasad, Reverend David Groves and (former) Adjunct Professor Louise Cox, on being recognised with Australia Day honours this year.
The Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) is awarded for distinguished service of a high degree to Australia or humanity at large and Member of the Order of Australia (AM) is awarded for service in a particular locality or field of activity or to a particular group.
Alec Tzannes, Dean of the Faculty of the Built Environment says it's an excellent result.
“It is a privilege to work alongside inspiring, distinguished faculty staff and alumni, who are at the forefront of the practice of architecture and urban research that drives innovation for more sustainable cities,” said Tzannes.
Appointed an Officer in the general division (AO) and a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) are:
Professor Richard Johnson AO MBE
For distinguished service to architecture, particularly the design of iconic Australian public buildings, to the visual arts and the museum and galleries sector, and to professional associations.
Scientia Professor Deo Karan PRASAD AO
For distinguished service to architecture, particularly in the field of sustainable urban design, as an academic and researcher, and to the solar renewable energy sector.
Reverend David Groves OAM
For service to international relations, and to the Baptist Union of Australia.
Former Adjunct Professor Louise Cox AM
For distinguished service to architecture as a practitioner, through executive roles with international professional organisations, and to architectural education and heritage conservation.
The UNSW Built Environment Faculty congratulates all alumni, staff, and supporters from the University of New South Wales community who received Australia Day Honours in 2014.